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Routine Maintenance; Replacing An Ink Tank; Getting The Ink Level Information - Canon Pixma MP530 User Manual

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Routine Maintenance

Replacing an Ink Tank

When ink runs out, replace the ink tank. The machine will not print if the wrong type of ink tank is
used, or if it is installed in the incorrect position.
The machine uses the following ink tanks.
Black: CLI-8BK
Black: PGI-5BK
Yellow: CLI-8Y
Be sure to install the ink tanks in the correct order. The proper arrangement from the left is
, Black
Should missing characters or white streaks appear despite sufficient ink levels, see
Printing Becomes Faint or Colors are Incorrect" on page

Getting the Ink Level Information

You can check the ink tank status by the ink lamp display. Open the Scanning Unit (Printer Cover) of
the machine and check the ink lamp.
When the ink level is low:
The ink lamp flashes slowly (about three seconds). Prepare a new ink tank.
When ink has run out:
The ink lamp flashes fast (about one second). Replace it with a new ink tank.
If an error message is displayed on the LCD, an ink tank error has occurred and the machine cannot
continue to print. See
Routine Maintenance
Magenta: CLI-8M
Cyan: CLI-8C
, Yellow
, Magenta
"An Error Message is Displayed on the LCD" on page
, Cyan
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